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1st Time Potter

1st Time Potter

Adults / 14+

This class teaches throwing on the wheel. Weekly demonstrations focus on understanding the fundamentals of clay and gradually developing skills on the wheel. Students learn to make cylinders, bowls, plates, cups and altered forms. Glazing and surface decoration will also be taught.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC016 06/09 - 07/28 SA 10:30AM - 12:30PM Cho, Andrew $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
SU-AAC012 06/05 - 08/21 TU 5:00PM - 7:00PM Meistrell, Adam $245.00 ($220.50) Enroll Now!
SU-AAC011 06/04 - 07/23 MO 7:30PM - 9:30PM Martinez, Antonio $175.00 ($157.50) Class is Full
Adult Ballet I

Adult Ballet I

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

For those with little to no experience.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAB11 06/04 - 07/23 MO 6:30PM - 7:45PM Pickett, Shannon $106.00 ($95.40) Enroll Now!
Adult Ballet II/III

Adult Ballet II/III

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

Adult Ballet II/III is for adults with prior ballet experience.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAB233 06/06 - 07/25 WE 6:30PM - 8:00PM Comparato, Paige $108.00 ($97.20) Enroll Now!
Adult Hip Hop

Adult Hip Hop

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

Learn how to bust a move! This funky class is a blast and will leave you smiling and dancing out the door.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAHH3 06/06 - 07/25 WE 5:30PM - 6:30PM Duenas, Rauly $84.00 ($75.60) Enroll Now!
Adult Improv: Bring A Friend

Adult Improv: Bring A Friend

Adults

Join us for our newly added Adult Improv summer series! Spend four weeks with us continuing to build your improv skills, learning new games, and meeting new people. We invite you to find a friend to join you for this class and you will both receive 10% off your enrollment fee when you register in person. We will not have class on June 19th. Class will take place at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAZ001 05/29 - 06/26 TU 6:00PM - 7:00PM Towle, Leah $60.00 ($54.00) Enroll Now!
Adult Improv: Jump Right In

Adult Improv: Jump Right In

Adults

Join us for our newly added Adult Improv summer series! Ready for a spontaneous and hilarious challenge? Spend four weeks with us moving into more intermediate, fast-paced improv territory. Class will take place at Studio 720 at 720 E 9th St #8.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAZ002 07/03 - 07/24 TU 6:00PM - 7:00PM Towle, Leah $60.00 ($54.00) Enroll Now!
Adult Jazz

Adult Jazz

Teens & Adults

This class emphasizes classic jazz technique and stylized choreograpy. Those with or without prior experience are welcome!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAJ1 07/02 - 07/23 MO 7:00PM - 8:00PM Lenoir, Willie $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
Adult Tap

Adult Tap

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

Come learn the basics of tap and start making making some noise! From Fred Astaire to Savion Glover, this class will cover a wide range of rhythmic styles.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAT14 06/07 - 06/28 TH 5:45PM - 6:45PM Harkrider, Donna Jo $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
Adult Tap II

Adult Tap II

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

This is an intermediate class for those with previous tap experience.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAT24 07/05 - 07/26 TH 5:45PM - 6:45PM Harkrider, Donna Jo $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
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Afro-Latin Fusion

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

A summer favorite! Afro-Latin Fusion is an integration of West African dance, Afro-Cuban movements, and diverse vernacular dances of Latin America.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAL3 06/06 - 07/25 WE 6:30PM - 7:30PM Lenoir, Willie $84.00 ($75.60) Enroll Now!
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Ballet Fit

Teens & Adults

This class blends the beauty of ballet within a traditional fitness framework. Experience a full workout that includes cardio, strengthening and stretching exercises. Whether you are a beginner looking for a new workout or an advanced dancer wanting to build stamina, everyone will benefit from this unique workout.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDYBF4 06/07 - 07/26 TH 6:45PM - 7:45PM Pickett, Shannon $96.00 ($86.40) Enroll Now!
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Ballet for Teens and Adults

Teens & Adults

This class is specifically designed to introduce teens & adults to ballet technique. Geared towards more mature learners who may have little experience with dance but understand concepts and can work toward self-correction.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAB6 06/09 - 06/30 SA 9:00AM - 10:15AM Crews, Cynthia $53.00 ($47.70) Enroll Now!
Beginning Drawing

Beginning Drawing

Adults / 14+

This class is for adults new or returning to drawing. This class will focus on skills to train the eye and hand to transfer imagery from the real world to the page. In-class activities offer techniques that pay attention to each student's area of strength and struggle. This class is open to beginners as well as all levels of experience.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAD013 06/06 - 08/01 WE 7:00PM - 8:30PM Hearn, Sarah $150.00 ($135.00) Class is Full
Beginning Metalsmithing

Beginning Metalsmithing

Adults / 14+

Students will learn the basics of creating jewelry with sheet metal. We will do a pendant the first few classes that involves sawing, sanding, filing, soldering, and setting a stone. When that project is complete, students will be able to choose additional projects. Things like rings, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and small sculpture are all options to explore. Students may want to bring in small stones for first their first project. Copper and first stone provided, silver available for sale during class (expect first projects to cost $5-10 if working with silver).

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAJ012WL 06/05 - 07/24 TU 7:00PM - 9:00PM Marable, Bailey $0.00 ($0.00) Enroll Now!
SU-AAJ012 06/05 - 07/24 TU 7:00PM - 9:00PM Marable, Bailey $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Beginning Printmaking

Beginning Printmaking

Adults / 14+

This course is designed to introduce students to a wide variety of printmaking processes. Students will explore traditional methods such as relief and intaglio; and also experiment with more contemporary methods. Methods covered may include but not be limited to; Relief, Monoprint, Intaglio, collagraph, Digital/Hybrid Combinations. This class is open to all levels of experience.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT011 06/04 - 07/23 MO 5:30PM - 7:30PM Torgerson, Tonja $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
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Broadsides: Write & Screenprint Your Own

Adults / 14+

More than a protest poster or playbill, the modern broadside is a fresh way to integrate words with images to express yourself. In this class, we'll look at this new take on an old print tradition; then, we'll write and design original broadsides. Sessions include time to wordsmith and make images using both traditional and digital stencil methods. For a grand finish, we'll have an exhibition! Co-Taught with Mary Wharff

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT034 06/07 - 07/26 TH 5:00PM - 7:00PM Benedetti, Michael $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Building Structures

Building Structures

Adults / 14+

From organic life to architecture, and from mathematical theory to mechanical parts, structures exist in everything. This class explores this range of structural units and students will learn hand-building techniques to create ceramic sculptures with these structures.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC022 06/05 - 07/24 TU 7:30PM - 9:30PM Xu, Shiyuan $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Ceramics Open Studio

Ceramics Open Studio

Adults / 14+

Open Studio is for advanced-level students who want to work independently. At least four ceramics classes at the Lawrence Arts Center are required before signing up for Open Studio. Fees include equipment use, firing, and basic glazes. Participants must provide their own clay. Unless posted otherwise, participants have open access to the studio during business hours; however, scheduled classes have studio right-of-way. Students must attend a mandatory meeting on Monday, June 4th, at 6:30 pm in the studio.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC050 06/04 - 08/24 MO TU WE TH FR SA SU 9:00AM - 9:00PM Meistrell, Adam $280.00 ($252.00) Enroll Now!
Ceramics Revolution

Ceramics Revolution

Adults / 14+

This class focuses on fresh, new and exciting approaches to ceramic sculpture and functional art. All skill levels are welcome. The only requirement is an openness to clay and a willingness to experiment with new ideas in ceramics.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC024 06/07 - 07/26 TH 7:00PM - 9:00PM Rice, Hollie $175.00 ($157.50) Class is Full
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Classical Chinese Dance for Adults

Teens & Adults

Chinese Classical Dance incorporates diverse influences from folk dance, Chinese opera, martial arts and ballet to create a uniquely beautiful art. Along with learning the basic elements of Chinese Classical dance, students will be introduced Chinese minority group dances.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDACCD1 07/02 - 07/23 MO 6:00PM - 7:00PM Cai, Wanwan $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
Continuing Metals

Continuing Metals

Adults / 14+

This class is offered to returning metals students that have had at least one session in the metal's studio. Students will be able to work on their own project ideas and will have opportunities to explore cuttlefish casting, faceted stone setting, and cold connections.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAJ032 07/31 - 08/21 TU 7:00PM - 9:00PM Marable, Bailey $100.00 ($90.00) Enroll Now!
Drawn to Paint

Drawn to Paint

Adults / 14+

Do you Draw? Or do you Paint? This course explores how drawing and painting, often perceived as distinct media, are integrally related art forms. Students of all levels will work from still life and photographs, using traditional drawing tools (graphite, charcoal, pencil, etc.) to explore various ways of planning and developing images for oil paintings. This class focuses on the discovery process and skill building as the necessary foundation for aspiring artists working in any image based media.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAP012 06/05 - 07/24 TU 7:00PM - 9:00PM Titterington, David $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Freeform Knitting

Freeform Knitting

Adults / 14+

Do you love yarn but want to explore knitting forms beyond a pattern? Then this class is for you! You will learn how to let go of the knitting rules and make fun projects without a pattern using different yarns and unspun fibers to create beautiful organic looking items. They can be as funky and organic or as “reserved” as you like. We will explore the wonderful world of freeform knitting, modular knitting and mitered knitting using both yarn and unspun fibers.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAF012 06/05 - 07/24 TU 7:00PM - 9:00PM Bunkers, Traci $175.00 ($157.50) Enrollment Closed
Handbuilt Function

Handbuilt Function

Adults / 14+

Learn how to design paper stencils to create and fold functional forms out of clay. The stencils will also be used to explore surface techniques.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC023 06/06 - 08/22 WE 5:00PM - 7:00PM Meistrell, Adam $220.00 ($198.00) Enroll Now!
Illustration: Characters and Concepts

Illustration: Characters and Concepts

Adults / 14+

Bring life to the page! Join this class to create a cavalcade of creatures and cast of characters. We will explore new ways of idea development and drawing exercises as a means to prompt expressive and compelling imagery. All levels welcome.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAD023 07/11 - 08/22 WE 6:00PM - 8:00PM Smith, Kent $150.00 ($135.00) Enroll Now!
Inflatables

Inflatables

Adults / 14+

Learn plastic welding and inflation methods to create inflatable masterpieces of all sizes using supplies that you can regularly find in your home.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAX011 06/04 - 07/23 MO 5:00PM - 7:00PM Wills, Benjamin $175.00 ($157.50) Enrollment Closed
Intaglio

Intaglio

Adults / 14+

Learn how to create elegant prints using this printmaking technique based on the same principles as engraving. This course will cover the basic and contemporary methods of intaglio style printmaking with an emphasis on green processes. The use of digital tools to create imagery will also be covered.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT022 06/05 - 07/24 TU 5:30PM - 7:30PM Benedetti, Michael $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Intro to Digital Photography

Intro to Digital Photography

Adults / 14+

Take better pictures, develop your photographic technique and learn more about your digital SLR in this beginning class that explores basic camera function, light, composition, and exposure.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAL011 06/04 - 08/06 MO 7:00PM - 9:00PM Dean, Ann $190.00 ($171.00) Enroll Now!
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Irish Step Dance for Adults

Teens & Adults

This upbeat class will introduce the basics of Irish Step Dance and some traditional beginning dances.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
Su-CDAISD1 06/04 - 06/25 MO 7:00PM - 8:00PM Stark, Annie $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
Jewelry Design

Jewelry Design

Adults / 14+

Learn techniques to make quality jewelry pieces working in copper, brass & sterling silver. Students will refine techniques such as sawing, filing, drilling, soldering, forming & stone setting. Each class will involve a new project, while allowing plenty of time to work on your own designs. Focus of the class will be on producing basic jewelry pieces- rings, chains, earrings & pendants. Materials will be available for purchase. Some basic understanding of metal work is helpful. Min 5/Max 14

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAJ013 06/06 - 08/01 WE 7:00PM - 9:00PM Sudlow, Rachael $210.00 ($189.00) Enroll Now!
Keep Writing this Summer!

Keep Writing this Summer!

Adults / 14+

Put fun in your summer writing! Make your sentences sizzle. Take trips along the imagination highway. Play with forms and refresh your voice. Classes will include exercises and prompts to help you light up your writing and recharge your practice. For poets and writers.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAW021 06/04 - 07/09 MO 6:00PM - 8:00PM Wharff, Mary $120.00 ($108.00) Class is Full
Letterpress & Relief Printing

Letterpress & Relief Printing

Adults / 14+

Explore our studios treasure-trove of type and learn how to set type by hand. This class will also cover how to do pressure and linoleum relief prints on our Vandercook.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT024 06/07 - 08/23 TH 7:00PM - 9:00PM O'Brien, Tim $245.00 ($220.50) Enroll Now!
Life Drawing and Anatomy for the Artist

Life Drawing and Anatomy for the Artist

Adults / 18+

Students learn to draw the human figure working from a live model. Instructor will focus on developing skill in a variety of drawing media. Open to all levels. Students will need to purchase basic drawing supplies. Must be at least 18 to enroll. No photographic devices allowed.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAD024 06/07 - 08/23 TH 7:00PM - 9:30PM Ridgway, Jeff $280.00 ($252.00) Enroll Now!
Metals Open Studio

Metals Open Studio

Adults / 14+

Use this time to create your own work outside of a strict class style. An instructor will be on hand to help with technical guidance & have supplies available for purchase. Demos can be done on advanced techniques & tools. You must have prior metals experience to enroll.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAJ033 06/06 - 08/22 WE 5:30PM - 7:00PM Sudlow, Rachael $225.00 ($202.50) Enroll Now!
Monday Night Mixers: Lanterns and Libations

Monday Night Mixers: Lanterns and Libations

21+

Want to create a piece of work that will light up the room? Using templates and paper cutting techniques students will each leave this mixer with a one-of-a-kind paper lantern-complete with light! Enroll as a couple, or bring a friend! Open to all skill levels. Drinks and supplies provided. Must be 21 or older. Price is cost per couple. Sign up for all mixers and get the member discount!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAMM12 07/09 - 07/09 MO 5:30PM - 7:30PM Kelly, Alicia $60.00 ($54.00) Class is Full
Monday Night Mixers: Spirits and Sparklers

Monday Night Mixers: Spirits and Sparklers

21+

Create unique and experimental drawings with the lightest touch of fire. Enroll as a couple, or bring a friend! Open to all skill levels. Drinks and supplies provided. Must be 21 or older. Price is cost per couple. Sign up for all mixers and get the member discount!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAMM13 08/13 - 08/13 MO 5:30PM - 7:30PM Smith, Kent $60.00 ($54.00) Enroll Now!
Mosaics

Mosaics

Adults / 14+

Beginning glass mosaic class where students can choose from a variety of projects and designs.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAJ016 06/09 - 07/14 SA 9:00AM - 11:00AM Wagner, Shanna $130.00 ($117.00) Class is Full
Open Model

Open Model

Adults / 18+

You will have the opportunity to draw from the model each week using your choice of media. The models will do quick gesture poses at the beginning of each session and then a longer pose for the group. This class is not for beginners. Enrollees must provide their own art supplies. Must be 18 to enroll. Photographic devices not allowed. Students who enroll in Life Drawing receive a 50% discount on Open Model class.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAD037 06/03 - 08/19 SU 1:00PM - 3:00PM Ridgway, Jeff $265.00 ($238.50) Enroll Now!
Painting Open Studio

Painting Open Studio

Adults / 14+

This open studio is for self-directed students and artists of all skill levels working with oil or water based media. All styles of painting and drawing are welcome. Lively discussions about the art world will likely occur! Stephen will meet with students individually to offer guidance and occasionally give demonstrations and along with the opportunity to work from a live model. Open Studio students should bring their own materials.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAP032 06/05 - 08/07 TU 5:00PM - 7:00PM Johnson, Stephen T $220.00 ($198.00) Enroll Now!
Papermaking with Local Plants

Papermaking with Local Plants

Adults / 14+

Learn how to collect, harvest, and process the plant fibers from your backyard to create sheets of handmade paper. Discover the beauty and unique properties of locally-sourced, personally-crafted paper. Create a supply of unique papers for writing, printmaking, and bookmaking.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAX013 06/06 - 08/15 WE 5:30PM - 7:30PM Torgerson, Tonja $205.00 ($184.50) Enrollment Closed
Printmaking Open Studio

Printmaking Open Studio

Adults / 14+

This studio class is for experienced printmakers interested in working independently. At least four printmaking classes at the Lawrence Arts Center are required before signing up for Open Studio. Fee includes equipment use, solvents and tools. Participants must provide their own paper and inks. Participants have access during the times the studio is open, but the scheduled classes have the right-of-way. Students must attend a mandatory meeting at 5:30pm Monday, June 4th.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT050 06/04 - 08/24 MO TU WE TH FR SA SU 9:00AM - 9:00PM Meistrell, Adam $280.00 ($252.00) Enroll Now!
Relief Printing T-shirts & Textiles

Relief Printing T-shirts & Textiles

Adults / 14+

Learn to create bold relief-carved designs and print them on wearable textiles. Working with linoleum and permanent textile ink, this class will explore black-and-white image composition as well as techniques for developing and printing repeating patterns. Collaborative designs and sharing of blocks is encouraged.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT026 06/23 - 06/23 SA 9:00AM - 5:00PM Lingscheit, Emmy $115.00 ($103.50) Enrollment Closed
Returning Potter

Returning Potter

Adults / 14+

Refine your technique and achieve new goals. This class will review the basics then incorporate advanced work such as lidded vessels, pulled handles, and assembling separate components.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC026 06/09 - 07/28 SA 1:30PM - 3:30PM Cho, Andrew $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Sewing Fundamentals

Sewing Fundamentals

Adults / 14+

In this class you will learn about textiles through feel and burn tests, sketch fashion outfits, create a pattern, cut, and sew your own garment. All skill levels welcome.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAF014 06/07 - 07/26 TH 5:00PM - 7:00PM Luben, Anne $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Social Media for Creatives

Social Media for Creatives

Adults / 14+

In addition allowing them to reach new people, social media has become a powerful tool for artists to engage meaningfully with their audiences in ways they were not able to previously online. This workshop will cover some of the common pitfalls as well as tips for using social media effectively. Approaches to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Tumblr will be discussed.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAA016 07/14 - 07/14 SA 1:00PM - 2:30PM Chin, Grace $15.00 ($13.50) Enroll Now!
Still Life in Clay

Still Life in Clay

Adults / 14+

Translate everyday objects into personal expressions by creating ceramic still lifes. Observations from life will take form with hand-building techniques. Textures, surfaces, and discussions of content will also be covered in this class.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC031 06/04 - 07/23 MO 5:00PM - 7:00PM Xu, Shiyuan $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
The Illustrated Textile

The Illustrated Textile

Adults / 14+

This course will introduce students to a variety of strategies for applying images to fabric. Through techniques of screenprinting, hand embroidery, embellishment, and machine stitching, the narrative potential of textile surfaces will be explored. Both the work of contemporary fiber artists and traditional techniques will be discussed alongside the development of personal printed and quilted constructions.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAF021 06/04 - 07/23 MO 5:00PM - 7:00PM Luben, Anne $175.00 ($157.50) Enrollment Closed
Writing from Memory

Writing from Memory

Adults / 14+

We?ll explore some of the processes and techniques for examining the stories that live in your memory, organizing them, and giving them an appropriate presentation. We?ll spend a little time exploring the nature of memory and the purposes of writing out the contents of memory, but mostly, we?ll write as much as possible. We?ll share, but only so far as you are comfortable. We will keep in mind that your memory loves you, and it may tell you lies.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAW022 07/10 - 08/14 TU 5:30PM - 7:30PM Higginson, Charles $120.00 ($108.00) Class is Full